Manchester United hit six-year Premier League high in Burnley win

The Red Devils stretched their unbeaten sequence in the English top-flight competition to 23 games with a 2-0 victory over the Clarets at Turf Moor

Manchester United’s 23-match unbeaten run in the Premier League represents a six-year high in English top-flight competition.

The Red Devils stretched their sequence of games without defeat with a 2-0 victory over Burnley on Sunday.

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Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney got the goals at Turf Moor to keep Jose Mourinho’s side in the mix for a top-four finish.

United have not come unstuck in the league since suffering a 4-0 drubbing at Chelsea on October 23.

They have suffered just three defeats in all competitions in that time – one each in the Europa League, EFL Cup and FA Cup.

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Mourinho’s men have cemented their standing in fifth place with victory over Burnley, although they are now only one point behind arch-rivals City ahead of a derby date on Thursday.

United have also hit the 50-goal mark for the season, while only Tottenham boast a better defensive record in the Premier League.

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